Computer and Information Science

  • Vehicle Routing Problem
    Vehicle Routing Problem
    Editor Tonci Caric and Hrvoje Gold
    ISBN 978-953-7619-09-1
    142 pages, September, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 52578 times.
    The Vehicle Routing Problem (VRP) dates back to the end of the fifties of the last century when Dantzig and Ramser set the mathematical programming formulation and algorithmic approach to solve the problem of delivering gasoline to service stations. ...
  • Tabu Search
    Tabu Search
    Editor Wassim Jaziri
    ISBN 978-3-902613-34-9
    278 pages, September, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 70780 times.
    The goal of this book is to report original researches on algorithms and applications of Tabu Search to real-world problems as well as recent improvements and extensions on its concepts and algorithms. The book’ Chapters identify useful new impleme ...
  • Traveling Salesman Problem
    Traveling Salesman Problem
    Editor Federico Greco
    ISBN 978-953-7619-10-7
    212 pages, September, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 60268 times.
    The idea behind TSP was conceived by Austrian mathematician Karl Menger in mid 1930s who invited the research community to consider a problem from the everyday life from a mathematical point of view. A traveling salesman has to visit exactly once eac ...
  • Simulated Annealing
    Simulated Annealing
    Editor Cher Ming Tan
    ISBN 978-953-7619-07-7
    428 pages, September, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 129906 times.
    This book provides the readers with the knowledge of Simulated Annealing and its vast applications in the various branches of engineering. We encourage readers to explore the application of Simulated Annealing in their work for the task of optimizati ...
  • Recurrent Neural Networks
    Recurrent Neural Networks
    Editor Xiaolin Hu and P. Balasubramaniam
    ISBN 978-953-7619-08-4
    400 pages, September, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 144271 times.
    The concept of neural network originated from neuroscience, and one of its primitive aims is to help us understand the principle of the central nerve system and related behaviors through mathematical modeling. The first part of the book is a coll ...
  • Tools in Artificial Intelligence
    Tools in Artificial Intelligence
    Editor Paula Fritzsche
    ISBN 978-953-7619-03-9
    488 pages, August, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 214283 times.
    This book offers in 27 chapters a collection of all the technical aspects of specifying, developing, and evaluating the theoretical underpinnings and applied mechanisms of AI tools. Topics covered include neural networks, fuzzy controls, decision tre ...
  • Brain, Vision and AI
    Brain, Vision and AI
    Editor Cesare Rossi
    ISBN 978-953-7619-04-6
    292 pages, August, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 118130 times.
    The aim of this book is to provide new ideas, original results and practical experiences regarding service robotics. This book provides only a small example of this research activity, but it covers a great deal of what has been done in the field rece ...
  • Modelling and Simulation
    Modelling and Simulation
    Editor Giuseppe Petrone and Giuliano Cammarata
    ISBN 978-3-902613-25-7
    688 pages, June, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 670399 times.
    This book collects original and innovative research studies concerning modeling and simulation of physical systems in a very wide range of applications, encompassing micro-electro-mechanical systems, measurement instrumentations, catalytic reactors, ...